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Cleaning witha wet tap cleaner, when it should be dry!!!

After cleaning my machine it has sence stoped recoring, wont play clearly and likes to chew new topes. some poeple have told me I need to replace the heads, is it true? and ware inCanada is a good place to go?

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"Cleaning with a wet tape cleaner" begs even more questions.  What did you use as a cleaning agent, and how long did you run the tape?  Your answer should be "100% pure alcohol" and ran it for no more than 10 seconds.  If you ran the tape too long you may have worn down the heads.  If this is the case, throw the camera out.  If you used something other than alcohol, or too much, you may have damaged the pinch rollers.  My suggestion is to open the tape door and leave open in a warm dry area for a day or two to reduce moisture.  Then insert an tape which was not damaged and see if you can record and playback.

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